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Researcher: Boardman, M (Dr Margot Boardman)

Fields of Research

Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education
Education
Educational Technology and Computing
Higher Education
Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)
Sociology of Education
English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)

Research Objectives

Education and Training Systems
Learner and Learning Achievement
Education and Training
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development

Career Best Publications

Changing times: Changing challenges for early childhood leaders; The Australian Journal of Early Childhood
Recognition? Trust? Support? Presence? What Really Counts in Early Childhood Leadership; Journal of Australian Research in Early Childhood Education
The Link Between Different Kindergarten Attendance Modes and the Type of Educational Program Offered by Teachers; Journal of Australian Research in Early Childhood Education
The Value of Shared Leadership: Tasmanian Teachers' and Leaders' Differing Views; International Studies in Educational Administration

Research Publications

'I know how much this child has learned. I have proof.' Employing digital technologies for documentation processes in kindergarten; Australian Journal of Early Childhood
'Sink or swim - that was me!': The personal and professional impact upon Prep teachers associated with the change to full-time Prep attendance for students from day one of the school year; Australian Research in Early Childhood Education
Academic Pressure and Expectations Impacting Upon the Educational Provision in Kindergartens: Investigating the Impact of Teachers' Years of Classroom Experience and Type of Specialisation and Current School Location; Educational Research, Risks and Dilemmas
Changing times: Changing challenges for early childhood leaders; The Australian Journal of Early Childhood
Early childhood teachers' perceptions of teaching: Time, work and well-being; The International journal of adult, community and professional learning
Employing Digital Technologies to Capture Evidence of Achievement in the Education of Young Learners; Technology and Teaching
Full-day or half-day kindergarten? Kindergarten teachers' voices in the debate; The Australian Journal of Early Childhood
Half days or full days of kindergarten? How and why parents decide; Australian Journal of Early Childhood
Learning Communities' Contribution to Educational Improvement: Joint Participation for Mutual Gain in Early Childhood Education; Educational Research, Risks and Dilemmas
Listening to Parents' Voices: Informing the Kindergarten Attendance Debate; Australian Research in Early Childhood Education
Metaphor and Adjective in the Review Process: One School's Experience; International Studies in Educational Administration
Parents' views of kindergarten scheduling and educational provision in Tasmania; Doing the Public Good: Positioning Education Research
Positive educational gains in kindergarten for full-day attendees; AARE 2005
Prep Students Achieving Enhanced Literacy Outcomes: Investigating the Teaching Practices of their Highly Skilled Teachers; Journal of Australian Research in Early Childhood Education
Recognition? Trust? Support? Presence? What Really Counts in Early Childhood Leadership; Journal of Australian Research in Early Childhood Education
The Impact of Age and Gender on Prep Children's Academic Achievements; Australian Journal of Early Childhood
The Link Between Different Kindergarten Attendance Modes and the Type of Educational Program Offered by Teachers; Journal of Australian Research in Early Childhood Education
The Value of Shared Leadership: Tasmanian Teachers' and Leaders' Differing Views; International Studies in Educational Administration
Valuing the Extra Time in Classroom: Educational Gains for Pre-Service Teachers and Students with Special Learning Needs; Journal of Australian Research in Early Childhood Education
What personal/social skills are important for young children commencing kindergarten?: Exploring teachers' and parents' insights; Australian Journal of Early Childhood
Where you attend school does make a difference! The impact of a school's socioeconomic status upon the academic outcomes of its young learners; International Conference on Critical Discourse Analysis
Windows into Student Teachers' Learning Employing Digital Technologies; Australian College of Educators
Young Children Learning; Tasmanian Department of Education

Research Projects

Full-days of Kindergarten? Half-days of Kindergarten? Educational Implications for Kindergarten Children; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Professional Support and Leadership at Radford College ELC

Research Candidate Supervision

"I wouldn't teach any other grade"- A case study of kindergarten teachers' work
"Things Are Always Changing"- Investigating Tasmanian Early Childhood Teachers' Perceptions of Teaching
A Tale of Two Discourses- University Pre-Service Teachers' and In Service Teachers' Beliefs and Understandings on Languages Teaching Within the Tasmanian Context
An Analysis of Early Intervention Pre-School Programs.
Educational Gains in Young Children's Literacy - Who and What Makes the Difference?
Social capital in early childhood education Leadership in early childhood education
Taking Chances, Making Changes- Mature-Age Students' experience of Commencing Teacher Training at the Cradle Coast Campus